Developing World Essays

  • Sexual Exploitation of Women in the Developing World

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    Exploitation of Women in the Developing World The modern world today is proud to recognize the equality that has been acknowledged between age, gender, and race. Women are beginning to be treated as equals with men, in new customs, lifestyle, society, and economy. Today, women are freer and are liberated from their traditional roles as housewives, and are pursuing their hopes and dreams. However, this is not the case in many regions of the world. In the developing countries, thousands of females

  • The Resource Curse: Democracy and the Developing World

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    destructive. Recent studies in social sciences suggest that developing countries with resource wealth tend to have political crises. This paradox is called the resource curse- the political counterpart of the infamous Dutch disease (Lam et al., 2002)*. In this paper I will argue how this phenomenon not only impedes the development of liberal democracies in non-democratic regimes, but also how it actively destroys liberal values in developing democracies. In specific, I will discuss how political

  • Food Security in the Developed and the Developing World

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    Food Security A, ND). Over the last decade, food crisis has become a real issue facing the world. In fact, world population is expected to rise by 15% by 2050(Global Food Security A, ND). This will negatively affect food security. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast food security in the developed and the developing world. The essay is organized as follows; elaborating on developed and developing countries, focusing on three main factors which impact on food security will be evaluated

  • Similarity Between North American And Developing Worlds

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    geography,” reinforces the notion that world events are indeed affected in context to its physiological traits. With the rise of fierce competition for geographic resources, the developed world differs vastly from those that are still developing. Constricted by the institutional structures set by global developed countries due to their fierce industrial competition, lesser developed worlds recede further and further from the economic standards of the world. Influenced by economic outbursts, each

  • A Developing Nation After the World Cup

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    A Developing Nation After the World Cup I. Introduction The FIFA World Cup is the largest and most popular sporting event in the world, accumulating over one billion television viewers worldwide. This event takes place every four years in a host country selected by the FIFA Executive Board Committee. The year is 2014, nearly four years after the 2010 World Cup was held in the developing nation of South Africa. This paper aims to support the claim that hosting the 2010 World Cup significantly changed

  • SWOT Analysis

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    manufacturing is increasingly being relocated to cheaper locations around the world. This may lead to reduction in price of the product range. ·     MFA expired January 05’ – leading to major impact on value growth. (International developments will also have a major impact on value growth. An international pact — the Multi Fibre Arrangement (MFA) — has imposed strict limits on imports of textiles from the developing world into industrialized countries since the 1960s. However, the MFA expired in January2005

  • Is Ecotourism a Viable Tool Toward Sustainability?

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    The debate over ecotourism's success as a tool for conservation and development in the developing world is aggravated by the dispute over what exactly ecotourism is. The International Ecotourism Society offers a succinct and often cited definition: “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people” (TIES). Ecotourism is often tied to the concept of sustainable development. “Sustainable tourism development meets the needs of present tourists

  • Tuberculosis and its Severity

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    Europe with 250,000 cases a year, South East Asia; three million cases a year and sub-Saharan Africa with two million cases a year. Tuberculosis, a sometimes crippling and deadly disease, is on the rise and is revisiting both the developed and developing world. The global epidemic is growing and becoming more dangerous. The breakdown in health services, the spread of HIV/AIDS and the emergence of multi drug-resistant TB are contributing to the worsening impact of this disease. Overall, one-third of

  • Genetical Engineering is Wrong

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    At one time, golden rice was just a wild idea that Ingo Potrykus thought up. Optimally, golden rice would improve the lives of millions of the poorest people in the world. The rice would contain beta-carotene which is the building block for vitamin A. However, imagining golden rice was one thing and bringing it into existence was another. He struggled for years with his colleagues to deal with the finicky growing habits of the rice they transplanted to a greenhouse near the foot hills of the Swiss

  • Urban Land Use Models

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    a number of models were developed to try to explain how urban areas grew. Although models show a very general idea of the shape of the city, all of the ones described here have aspects that can be seen in most cities in the developed and developing world. The Burgess Model In 1925, E.W. Burgess presented an urban land use model, which divided cities in a set of concentric circles expanding from the downtown to the suburbs. This representation was built from Burgess's observations of

  • Coke vs Pepsi Fighting for Foreign Markets

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    Coke vs Pepsi Fighting for Foreign Markets Introduction The soft-drink battleground has now turned toward new overseas markets. While once the United States, Australia, Japan, and Western Europe were the dominant soft-drink markets, the growth has slowed down dramatically, but they are still important markets for Coca-Cola and Pepsi. However, Eastern Europe, Mexico, China, Saudi Arabia, and India have become the new "hot spots." Both Coca-Cola and Pepsi are forming joint bottling ventures

  • death penalty

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    modern world is very sympathetic to the concept of human rights issues, death penalty as a form of capital punishment has still been in practice in the world. During 2001, at least 3048 people were executed in 31 countries as well as at least 5265 people were sentenced to death in 68 countries. It is very interesting to see that some advanced countries, which are pioneer to the protection and promotion of human rights and also very vocal to the human rights situation in the developing world, do impose

  • The Debt-for-Nature Swap

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    The Debt-for-Nature Swap In recent decades, the issue of biodiversity loss in developing nations has captured the attention of many environmental groups in the global North. Since the vast majority of the Earth's plant and animal life lies within the borders of developing nations, efforts to protect global biodiversity through the promotion of environmental conservation have largely been focused in the global South. Because of this regional focus, financial mechanisms have been seen as an effective

  • Escape From Violence: Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World

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    The developing world has been overwhelmed by major refugee crises in the past few decades, and a rapidly changing world has altered the dynamics of refugee flows and their root causes. For this reason, the authors of Escape From Violence: Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World, attempt to provide a more realistic theoretical framework of refugee trends in order to prescribe ways in which the developed world can help alleviate the problem. The book attempts to clarify why there have

  • Advancement Of Women

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    women is a vital issue concerning the world as the new millenium begins. Although the international community views women with high regard and of the utmost respect, ancient traditions, one sided beliefs, and false stereotypical propaganda, which demean and belittle women are existent in the world today. Historically, women have been victims of inequality and abusive practices, and due to this, many women never reach their full potential in the economic world. First, the primary root that hinders

  • Satellites

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    able to send man made devices into earth's orbit to serve the needs of a technologically developing world. We have benefitted our world by using satellite technology to preform tasks and provide a range of innovated services.  The main applications of satellites are in the fields of communication, Earth Remote Sensing, weather, and scientific research.  In some ways the use of satellites has made our world smaller.  Satellites make it possible to establish a connection between two people that

  • The Pros And Cons Of Agricultural Subsidies

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    infant industries and prevent monopolies in the industry. Trade barriers are to be set to help infant industries grow. Here the infant industries are the developing countries, but none is done to protect them. The other way around, agricultural subsidies are harming these infant nations from growing. Without all these agricultural subsidies developing nations may only need a small amount of time to catch up to developed nations. Agricultural subsidies are damaging the industry. Agricultural subsidies

  • Access to Information - The Widening Gap

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    There are various forms of digital divides but the one that is the most despair is the global digital divide between industrialized countries and developing nations. Optimists feel that the internet and information it carries brings potential to societies of developing nations but pessimists feel that the internet offers no new potential for developing nations but rather it reinforces existing divisions of inequality. Various positive and negative outlooks will be delved into in this essay to give

  • Negative Aspects of Globalization

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    unstoppable, but it is not without problems. In general, economic expansion seeks the lowest costs of raw materials and cheapest labor cost, but it frequently overlooks the broader impact that dynamics of globalizing have on socioeconomic status of developing societies. The countries that adopt policies to facilitate globalization have to consider that integration into a global society is not always painless or smooth. The most common complaints against globalization are that it exacerbates the gap between

  • Global Imbalance in Food Supply

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    Global Imbalance in Food Supply Right now, developing countries are starving to death and the developed countries are worried about which type of cheese they should buy. This is called an imbalance in food supply. There's too much food in the developed countries, and not enough in the developing countries. Three quarters of the world's population is inadequately fed and the majority of these live in the developing countries. Massive surpluses exist in Europe and the US. Malnutrition and undernutrition